Launching a commercial cultivation business for any agricultural crop is daunting. And doing so in the cannabis cultivation space is no different. However, the excitement and potential for big profits can lead to lapses in judgment that can prove devastating for many startups.
“Unfortunately, I see the same costly mistakes repeated over and over again—regardless of country, culture, or language,” says Ryan Douglas, former master grower of Canopy Growth Corp's (NASDAQ: CGC) Tweed Inc., and author of the book "FROM SEED TO SUCCESS: How to Launch a Great Cannabis Cultivation Business in Record Time."
“Most cultivation problems are caused by decisions made well before any seeds are planted,” he says.
Talking From Experience
A commercial horticulturalist for more than two decades, Douglas has seen a lot. He started as …